Accidents are inevitable. In the event of one that leads to burns on the skin; the following are 15 of the top home remedies that you can rely upon to get reprieve. Enjoy.
The fat content in milk will help in soothing the burns and it is a good catalyst in speeding up the burn healing process. Nonfat milk has special enzymes that have the ability to fasten up the healing process. You can use any type of milk to achieve results.
Soak a clean cloth in milk and place it on the affected part of your body for about 3-5 minutes. Repeat the process every 3 hours to relieve the pains. Wash your skin at the end of 24 hrs.
2. Plantain Leaves
The leaves of plantain have the proven ability to cure burns. The healing properties in plantain leaves will treat your burns effectively without leaving any scars behind.
Gather 3-4 plantain leaves and crush them to extract the juice. Rub the juice on your burns. You will get expected relief from the burns.
3 Vinegar and Water
Going by our findings at HealthPrash; vinegar is an effective cure for burns. It will also prevent the spread of infection on your skin. This is an undisputed fact.
Get an amount of vinegar of any kind and dilute it in equal volume of water. Now soak cotton ball in this solution and use same to cover the affected part on your body. Repeat the process every three hours. You will sure experience some positive changes.
4. Lavender Essential Oil
It has confirmed pain killing and antiseptic properties. That was why it is making our list of top rated remedies that can cure burns.
You need just about 2-3 drops of lavender oil. Apply this on the affected part on your skin. Repeat this at least 4-5 times in the day to achieve speedy results.
5. Aloe Vera
It has great healing properties which you can take advantage of in the treatment of issues bordering on burns. We trust it to give desired results.
The process is simple as usual. But first, wash the affected part on your body with cold water. Get 1-2 fresh aloe Vera leaves and squeeze out the fluid. Apply it directly on your burn.
6. Onion Juice
Quecetin and sulfur that are naturally present in onions are the jokers here.
Cut the onion into fresh pieces and grind to extract the juice. Apply this on the burns and rub it gently. Do it several times in a day to get desired results.
Honey is also one of the potent cures in treating issues relating to skin burn; HealthPrash can confirm this. It will disinfect the wound and it is a good soothing agent.
You can let honey drip on the burns without disturbing the wound or you can as well apply it gently on your skin. It will release the desired soothing and healing that you so much long for.
8. Black Tea Bags
This is number 8 on our log; it is also an excellent home remedy that you can depend upon. It contains tannic acid which helps to draw heat out of the burns and consequently reduce pains caused by the burn.
Get 3 three black tea bags in not more a glass of cool water. Allow it for 3-5 minutes. Now, dab this bags gently on the affected parts of the body.
9. Cold Water
Cold water is also an effective means of treating burn related issues on the skin. It has the capacity to stop the spread of the large burns to other parts of your body.
It is simple. Get your tap of cold water running. Next, soak the affected part of the body in it for at least 10-15 minutes. You will get instant relief from the pains of that burn.
10. Raw Potatoes
It has both soothing and anti-irritating properties. This is a sure remedy for curing minor skin burns.
Cut the raw potatoes into thin slices. Put these slices on your burns and all around it. Allow the juice to drain into the burnt areas on your skin. Apply this method immediately the accident of the minor burn occurred for excellent results.
HealthPrash has rightly observed that minor burns can lead to itches. That was why we included oatmeal in the list of our remedies because of its ability to relief itching.
You need a glass cup of uncooked oatmeal in a bathtub of warm water. Soak the burned area in it for minimum 15-20 minutes. A thin coating of oatmeal will cover your body. Take care when getting out of the bathtub because oatmeal is slippery.
It also has the ability to relief burns; if it is a result of touching something hot, then this remedy is a sure bet. The ones that have mint is the surest bet.
Simply apply the paste to the affected area on your body and leave the paste to dry on your skin.
13. Mustard and Turmeric Oil
The combination of the two is sure bets to get instant reprieve from all issues relating to burns on your skin. It is a perfect combination of relief and antibiotic properties.
Get a mixture of one tablespoon each of both ingredients. Then apply to the affected parts on the body. Allow it for 30 minutes before you rinse it off the affected parts on your body.
14. Soy Sauce
If it first or second degree burns, you can rely on this method to get desired instant relief. It prevents blisters on the skin and eases the pains fast.
Get your soy sauce and apply it gently on the affected areas of the skin. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes. You can now rinse off.
15. Banana Peel
It contains lutein which is an antioxidant that prevents swelling and reduces inflammation cased by burns.
Place the banana peel on the affected part of your skin and rub it on gently. Leave it on your skin until it appears black in color.
The above remedies will sure produce desired relief from burnt skin.